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Vista Buddhist Temple is a Shin Buddhist,

non-monastic, family-friendly temple. Whether you are temple members, dharma friends, or seekers passing through on your journey, take a minute to see what we offer, and know that you have already arrived.


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The temple has reopened and we hope that you join us in person for services most Sundays at 10am. Services are hybrid and are also available simultaneously over Zoom.


Visit the Events & Calendars page to view the service schedule. 

(Masks are required in the temple at all times.)

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Our Dharma School welcomes K-12 students, both visiting and temple families. Currently the Dharma School meets at the temple twice a month on Sundays at 11 a.m. following service. Our teachers engage students through discussions, activities and crafts. For more information please send an email to



Meditation Services are held every Wednesday evening at 7:00pm over Zoom. These are open to the public as well as temple members. For more information please contact the temple office at or call

(760) 941-8800.

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  Classes and talks on Buddhism are hosted throughout the year. Visit the Events & Calendars page to view upcoming classes.

To learn more about Buddhist history and practice from a Shin perspective, visit Everyday Buddhist, an independent, immersive, & self-paced online collection of courses, live chats, & blogs, crafted to deepen Buddhist understanding for everyone. Interested in a subscription? Sign up here and a donation will be made to Vista Buddhist Temple.  

Upcoming Events

  • VBT Dharma Service - Hybrid
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 11
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Jun 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Sunday Dharma service, which includes chanting, a dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion. Contact VBT at for Zoom info.
  • VBT Dharma Recovery - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 11
    Email for info
    Jun 11, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    Email for info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Dharma Recovery group to share experiences, strength, hope, and to learn to live one day at a time from a Buddhist perspective
  • VBT Meditation Service - Online
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 14
    Contact VBT for Zoom info
    Jun 14, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Contact VBT for Zoom info
    Join Vista Buddhist Temple's Wednesday Meditation service over Zoom, which includes meditation, a short dharma message, and an opportunity for discussion
  • Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 10
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Jul 10, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA
  • Obon Festival
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 22
    Vista Buddhist Temple
    Jul 22, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Vista Buddhist Temple, 150 Cedar Rd # B, Vista, CA 92083, USA


150 Cedar Road

Vista, California 92083

United States


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